The United States military consists of six branches of around 2.4 million people, both on active duty and in the reserves. For these people, serving their country is a full-time job, one that pays a firm salary and benefits.
Of course, the sum is dependent on rank. From an entry-level cadet to an O-4 major in the Army, here are the salaries of those serving in the United States military as of 2020.
Enlisted Members Get $386.50/Month For Groceries And Food
No matter the branch or rank, a vast majority of military personnel receive allowances for supplies such as food and other various groceries they might need. As of 2020, enlisted members of the military are given $386.50 per month.
On the other hand, officers receive a $266.18 allowance per month.